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KQED Life: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, September 10, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#904H] Bulgaria Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. Rick traces the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments. And he enjoys an intimate taste of contemporary culture: the yellow brick road of Sofia; the gregarious craftspeople of the medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo; and the thriving pedestrian zones of cosmopolitan Plovdiv. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1608H] The Road to Ruin St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in the United States. Burt tours the town, looks into the history of Henry Flagler who built a railroad that turned Florida into "The American Riviera." He also visits Flagler College and learns about their Coastal Environmental project. St. Augustine was the place where the Spanish Conquistador, Juan Ponce De Leon searched for the Fountain of Youth. Throughout the program, Burt continues that investigation, with considerable success. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1907H] Michael Martin Murphey and the Kentucky Headhunter Michael Martin Murphey has left an indelible mark on the American Music Landscape crafting and recording such iconic hits as "Wildfire, " "Carolina In The Pines", "Geronimo's Cadillac", "Cowboy Logic," "Cherokee Fiddle", "Boy From The Country" and more.. In the early 1970s, Rolling Stone Magazine called Michael Martin Murphey "one of the best songwriters in America." He has topped the Pop, Country, Bluegrass and Western Music charts, earned six gold albums and multiple Grammy nominations. His latest release is 'High Stakes'.
    The Kentucky Headhunters are known as "Southern Rock Royalty" and the "great American rock 'n' roll band." With a Grammy Award, CMA Album of the Year Award, two CMA Vocal Group of the Year Awards, two Top 10 charting albums, and four consecutive Top 40 hits, the "Heads" are credited for creating a unique blend of honky-tonk, blues, and southern rock that appeals to the toughest music critics and listeners of all kinds. Their newest album, 'Meet Me In Bluesland', is a collaboration between the band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pianist Johnnie Johnson. WoodSongs Kid: Jonathan Wilson Rader is a 10-year-old Elvis tribute artist from Wilmore, Kentucky. He is known as Little E and has released a tribute CDs to the King.
    duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4014H] 2014 Hall of Fame Special Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group's set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    The Kate [#102H] Rickie Lee Jones Two-time Grammy-winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. Her latest release, The Other Side of Desire, explores a new chapter in her life--her first album of new original material in ten years. In The Kate, Rickie Lee's performance provides a window into the meteoric rise and fade of the early days and the soul-stirring place her song writing emanates from now. Charming the audience with fan favorites like "Chuck E's In Love" and the playful new tune penned for her daughter, "Jimmy Choos," to the haunting piano-driven ballad "Infinity," Rickie Lee Jones shares with audiences her signature bravado. duration 54:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#606H] Dave Mason Dave Mason, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as a founding member of Traffic, and a hit solo artist in the 1970s, performs a rousing concert of his hits "Dear Mr. Fantasy," "Rock and Roll Stew," "Feelin' Alright," "Only You Know and I Know" and "We Just Disagree." The English singer songwriter and guitarist is joined by his own band on the Infinity Hall stage. duration 57:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1002H] alt-J U.K. rockers Alt-J perform an intense, moody set at Los Angeles's Hollywood American Legion. The group performs 12 songs, veering between their eclectic new album, This Is All Yours, and their 2012 debut, An Awesome Wave. The surging, boisterous set included hit singles "Hunger of the Pine," "Fitzpleasure" and "Left Hand Free." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#105] Alternat Nostril Breathing This breathing technique calms nerves and purifies and oxygenates the blood. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#71] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#72] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#115] Twists/Spine With Marichyasana C, Crescent / Anjanyasana, Jathara Parivartanasana, and others. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1608H] Brain and Balance This episode includes unusual exercises for brain stimulation and help with balance. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1022H] Strengthen Your Spine and Flatten Your Abs duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1312H] Extremes Look up in the sky... it's a bird, it's a plane... nope. It's an episode of Garden Home all about extremes! Today P. Allen Smith covers both ends of the spectrum. Topics range from plants that love the heat to plants that thrive in water. We'll also see some extreme decorating ideas that feel right at home in the Garden Home Cottage. duration 26:17   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#809H] In Susan's Garden: A Backyard Habitat in Harmony with Nature (Spokane, WA) One thing all gardeners have in common is the desire to see other people's beautiful gardens. In fact, while many of our viewers enjoy painstakingly-maintained public gardens, nearly all prefer the ideas and inspiration they receive from an up-close look at more down-to-earth personal gardens. Today, we'll respond to many viewers' request for more visits to personal gardens with an episode that will not disappoint. Susan Mulvihill, an avid gardener, birder, and nature lover in Spokane, has created an inviting habitat for the creatures great and small that she welcomes to her garden. We'll learn some of Susan's best tips for creating a beautiful backyard habitat in harmony with nature. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3611H] New Orleans Head to the Big Easy to see all that New Orleans has to offer. But first, visit Brian and Dawn Gotreaux - first-generation farmers who adopted 10 children from around the world and raise them on the family farm for the life lessons they believe are fostered there. Next, visit farmer Ben Burkett of B&B Farms/Indian Springs Cooperative - an African-American farming cooperative in Mississippi. Then head to Paradigm Gardens, where farmer Joel Hitchcock is making homemade insecticide with cayenne pepper and garlic, showing the essential tools every gardener should have, and teaching some basic watering tips. Finally, visit the home kitchen of James Beard Award-winning chef Donald Link, who will make a dish of shrimp and citrus. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#307H] Cooking for Kids Allen is very passionate about educating children about the importance of where their food comes from. In this episode, he will demonstrate ways to get the kids excited about gardening and offer ways to get them to help in the kitchen. Allen will also share a few garden fresh recipes that kids will actually eat! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#916H] The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food Revisit three Southern soul food restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1715H] Rapid City, Hour Three Host Mark L. Walberg explores 19th-century Sioux weapons with appraiser John Buxton at beautiful Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park. Notable finds include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest; two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints; and a Favrile Fabrique Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4000-$6000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#202H] Boating Safety There are hundreds of boating fatalities every year, and most of those are avoidable. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes an in-depth look at boating safety and explains what you can do to save lives, including your own. Plus, it's not just a high-end principality on the coast of the Mediterranean. Peter shows us the hidden gems of Monaco, for an insider's tour with everything off the brochure - - and affordable. Also, correspondent Rikki Lander gives back at a turtle rescue in Aruba, at the Jolly Pirates Ocean Habitat Preservation. And, there are many cities around the world that have become too touristy. Peter reveals which ones to avoid. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#101] Van Gogh's at Saint Remy De Provence David takes us through the tumultuous, penultimate year of van Gogh's life - 1889, spent in the asylum of St. Paul de Mausole at St. Remy. David demonstrates the personally expressive palette and brushwork of van Gogh while describing van Gogh's uniquely spiritual and impassioned intentions for painting. David demonstrates van Gogh's drawing techniques as a preparation for his paintings, reveals his connections to Dutch landscape painting and Impressionist color, and shows how he employs these ideas with expressive, moving gestures in the landscape of van Gogh. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1204H] Challenge The Status Quo The road-trippers head to Skywalker Ranch, where Star Wars sound designer Ben Burtt recounts driving cross-country to California twice before his dreams of being a sound designer beat back his fear of change. Pixar animator Ralph Eggleston talks about getting beyond the world you inhabit and going deeper into what interests you, and Janice Levenhagen-Seeley of ChickTech advocates challenging the status quo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1301H] The Farm to Table Fresh Food Movement, InnerWorld: Project A.L.S., Brain Food: Water & Salt, Healing Moment: Bees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3614H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Ship Lap for a Ship Shape House The homeowners have chosen ship lap, the hottest wall covering right now, for the third floor. Reclaimed granite is used for steps, and a marble slab is cut for the kitchen island. A cast stone mantel is built around the fireplace in the family room. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1514H] Future House, Nick Offerman Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#313H] The Metal Shaper We're switching it up! Host becomes the guest as metal shaper Eric Gorges is the featured craftsman, letting master blacksmith Lorelei Sims (season one) do the interviewing while they heat it up and make a motorcycle fender. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#403H] Taco Night There are so many delicious ways to enjoy tacos, and Pati is constantly trying to impress her boys with new twists on traditional taco recipes. Her sons love tacos so much that the Jinich's have a family tradition every couple of weeks: Taco Night! While the family is on vacation in San Miguel, Pati has decided to bring their Taco Night tradition to Mexico.
    Recipes: Homemade Corn Tortillas; Fresh Cheese Basket Tacos; Tacos al Pastor with Garnishes; Achiote Adobo; Chile de Arbol and Tomatillo Quick Salsita.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#106H] Special Spuds Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1726H] Comfort Classics Host Julia Collin Davison makes the best roast chicken with root vegetables with host Bridget Lancaster and test cook Dan Souza reveals the secrets to making almost no-knead sourdough bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#916H] The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food Revisit three Southern soul food restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#502H] Danish Follow Martha's directives to prepare spectacular Danish pastry at home. Learn to create the easy, flaky dough that transforms into apricot bowties, decadent cheese-filled Danish and an unforgettable brown-sugar cinnamon Danish. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#107H] Bacon 24 / 7 Bacon jam? Bacon ice cream? Where will our bacon mania lead? We open this show with bacon you make from scratch. (It's as simple as curing and smoking a pork belly.) And for people who want a healthier version of bacon, we cure pork loin in fennel brine and smoke it in a ceramic cooker-the Project Smoke twist on Irish bacon. Next up: a spectacular "Tulsa Torpedo"-three pounds of porky goodness encased in a crispy bacon weave. We conclude with a bacon surf and turf in the form of bacon-wrapped Snow Crab Poppers. Bring home the bacon? This episode shows you how. Recipes: Made-From-Scratch Bacon; Canadian Bacon; Tulsa Torpedo (Bacon Weave Sausage Roll); Snow Crab Poppers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#108] The Cutting Edge of Stained Glass For more than thirty years, Judith Schaechter has been applying avant-garde sensibilities to a once traditional art form; stained glass. Bodies of Work - In the past century or so, tattoos have gone from being a mark of the outsider to a more socially accepted expression of self. Eric Owens - With a voice and stage presence as big as his personality, Eric Owens is among the most celebrated bass-baritones in the opera world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    All-Star Orchestra [#302H] Northern Lights Sibelius - Symphony #2. A pinnacle of Nordic Romanticism - grand, expansive melodies and searing harmonies; fire and ice. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Opera Reimagined: Animating The Cunning Little Vixen In 2014, The Cleveland Orchestra staged a unique production of Leos Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen that blended traditional opera with technology and animation. OPERA REIMAGINED: ANIMATING THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN follows the journey of this innovative approach to opera from conception to tech rehearsals and, finally, to opening night. Through rehearsal footage, production meetings, and interviews with director Yuval Sharon, Cleveland Orchestra music director Franz Welser-Most, animators at Walter Robot, and others, the half-hour documentary reveals how the opera comes together piece-by-piece, providing a fascinating view of all the creative elements featured in this unique performance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#106] Scents and Sensibility Conducting opera may well be the hardest job in classical music. The quietly spoken Fabio Luisi does it all with grace and aplomb. Found in Translation - Scholarly translations are a constant battle between literal accuracy and literary interpretation. Elizabeth Streb: Dancing with Danger - It's rare for an artist to disavow her own genre but Elizabeth Streb may well be the most fervently anti-dance choreographer you've ever met. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    San Francisco Opera [#503H] Mefistofele Boito's resplendent retelling of Goethe's Faust. duration 2:28:26   STEREO TVM
  • 11:30 pm
    Arts In Context [#501] Rebirth Born out of intense personal hardship, Les Rav - the classically-influenced experimental indie folk band - is the musical brainchild of Lauren Bruno, an ethereal, infinitely positive songwriter. Beyond the music, Bruno uses Les Rav to spread and foster a message of peace, connection, and understanding to anyone who will listen. Though diagnosed with ulcerative colitis early on in life, Bruno uses this often debilitating disease as motivation to spread her message of hope with even more fervor and intensity. Her haunting vocals and melodies reel listeners in but it's her overwhelming sense of hopefulness and goodness that keeps them in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#909H] Southeast England Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1201H] Atlantic Crossing In 1911, Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary -- same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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